Are you a Non-Tanzanian medical student (for example medicine or nursing) and are you looking for an internship in the tropics? Nyangao offers internships for those students who would like to gain experience in rural Southern Tanzania and want to experience what it is like to work in a low-resource setting. There is a lot of possibility to organize the internship the way you want it, depending on your preferences. Our staff is very willing to help you, to teach you, to exchange and appreciates your stay and willingness to help them. Outside working hours Nyangao is also a good place to experience the Tanzanian culture, food and hospitality.

To make your work and learning in Nyangao effective, it is advised to learn a little bit of Kiswahili before your arrival. Most of our patients and staff don’t speak English, and by learning a little bit of Kiswahili you will gain much more from your stay with us. When doing an internship at our hospital, we ask for a contribution of 30 USD per day. For this amount you will get accommodation, food and food preparation, cleaning and transport from and to the nearest airport in Mtwara. To make your interest known, please send an email with attached Curriculum Vitae (in English) to and You also need to clear all your immigration issues before you arrive; to do so visit

For payment:
St.Walburg's Hospital Nyangao
CRDB Account No: 1950017336506
Currecy: Euro
Branch:3910 Tanzania